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Asparagus and Love
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Asparagus and Love

One of the many wonderful things about our new house is the giant garden the previous owner established. It came with a strawberry patch and four huge empty beds just waiting to be planted with veggies. Yesterday, we planted scarlet emperor runner beans around a bamboo frame. Scarlet emperor beans have […]

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Finding snatch on Dattch

  Dattch, the UK dating app for lesbian and bisexual women, is now in the US. I’m fascinated by dating sites and apps because during my dating days, my choices were the The Personals section of the Village Voice and the bars. Sure there were other ways to meet women, […]

5 Things That Pass As Dates After Having Kids
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5 Things That Pass As Dates After Having Kids

When my lady was first courting me, we took long walks around the lakes and met at quaint little coffee shops for quiet chats. We went to movies, went dancing and met up at the occasional party. There were long leisurely drives and we talked…in full sentences. And then we had kids.

Valentine’s Day: From Awkward to Fabulous
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Valentine’s Day: From Awkward to Fabulous

Alan Shannon has written for a variety of publications, including Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times publications, Chicago’s Windy City Times, Viva, AAA Living, and several others. He prefers to write about food and travel, but for the the right price will write about anything. His favorite meal – other than his […]

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Perks of same-sex relationships

Here at VillageQ, we don’t recruit. We don’t need to: we figure that our collective awesomeness is enough to pull those of you who might have been hovering over to the Q side without us having to do any real work. That said, I do want to point out one […]

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Luján & Julieta’s Wedding

¡Más vale tarde que nunca (better late than never)! I finally picked some wedding pictures! I know it’s been over 2 months since the wedding but, in my defense, we have over 700 photos and it was very hard to decide. September 28th 2013 – springtime in the Southern Hemisphere. […]

From peace in the home to peace in the world
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From peace in the home to peace in the world

Do you know that we are in the 16 days of activism against gender based violence?  This annual season runs from November 25 (International Day Against Violence Against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day).  Each year, a new theme is picked, this year: From peace in the home […]

Just Married
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Just Married

“How do you plan a wedding that’s not a wedding?” My friend asked that question as we sat in her car in the parking lot outside Costco. We had gone to get more liquor for our double wedding the following day and I had cried all the way there. I […]

My bachelorette party at SalonLGBTQ
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My bachelorette party at SalonLGBTQ

Anyone who was not at SalonLGBTQ last weekend missed more than I ever could have imagined you’d miss, and I am profoundly sad on your behalf.  We would have had an amazing time.  I would have directed you to the best sessions based upon your Myers-Briggs type and then we […]

VQ Comes Out: Featured Family Portrait
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VQ Comes Out: Featured Family Portrait

In celebration of National Coming Out Day and LGBT History month, VillageQ is running a series: VQ Comes Out.  We thought:  we are what we are because of our community, so what better way than to kick off the series with a coming out story from a family in our Instagram community? […]